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2014 - Present

Head of Professional Bachelor’s study programme "Nursing"

Riga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Duties and responsibilities performing this job include bachelor's ​​study program "Nursing" development and implementation, to prepare a study program licensing and accreditation, to plan and manage the program content preparation, prepare the annual self-assessment report to develop the program plan, organize and evaluate the educational practices in marketing and presentation, make student achievement analysis and teaching staff evaluation, organize and to develop the students' progress tests, organize and participate in course work, the bachelor thesis. Control program of the staff work quality.

2014 - Present

Lecturer

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Deaprtment of Nursing and Midwifery

Duties and responsibilities performing this job include qualified lecturing and seminars management, organization of tests and examinations, participation in research work, publish scientific articles, documentation development, presentation and processing in accordance with the laws, regulations and guidelines, prepare, execute, print and reproduce the necessary documents, educational materials, follow the flow of electronic documents, the latest information RSU e-environment, prepare and submit the required reports, reviews.

2016 - Present

Head nurse acting

VSIA "Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital"

Main activities and responsibilities: ​Develop and implement strategic directions for care process and organize them performance of the hospital; Organize tasks in developing care in their realization and control of hospital Clinical Nurse, Nurse departments, senior midwife and nursing and care support personnel; Plan, organize and supervise the CEC material resources, ordering and procurement process of realization; Organize financial objectives when planning the budget, Plate edition section, analyze data and initiate corrective actions; Monitor, control and review care and nursing support staff post collateral clinical departments; identify patients and customer testimonials about the services performed, and initiated the ideas for improving the quality of service.

2007 - 2016

Vice Head Nurse

VSIA "Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital"

Duties and responsibilities performing this job include - ​​Plan out, organize, manage and supervise the work of patient care in the hospital; plan and organize nurse and care staff skill development in collaboration with associations, educational institutions; coordinate nurse and care staff working time scheduling and accounting documentation; nursing practice to prepare regulatory documents and to introduce them to the hospital nursing practice; introduce and promote new care technologies and efficient methods of work organization care staff.

2004 - 2014

Lecturer assistant

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Nursing, Academic School of Nursing

Duties and responsibilities performing this job include ​qualified lecturing and seminars management, organization of tests and examinations, participation in research work, publish scientific articles, documentation development, presentation and processing in accordance with the laws, regulations and guidelines, prepare, execute, print and reproduce the necessary documents, educational materials, follow the flow of electronic documents, the latest information RSU e-environment, prepare and submit the required reports, reviews.

1996 - 2007

Surgical nurse

VSIA "Riga East University Hospital", Latvian Oncology Center, 2.Urological department

Duties and responsibilities performing this job include different age groups of patients pre- and post-operative care period; care for patients in both acute and chronic pain; wound care and bandaging; emergency medical assistance; prescribed medication receipt of assurance; designated for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in patients pre- and post-operation period as well as in patients with acute and chronic surgical diseases; specific care planning, implementation and evaluation of care outcomes in patients with acute and chronic surgical diseases; patients and their families, as well as the care team education on surgical care specialties.

1998 - 2002

Doctor asistant

SIA " Rīga Doctorate No. 1"

Duties and responsibilities performing this job include take all age groups of patients the investigation, state of health assessment, health disorder diagnosis. In collaboration with family doctors to provide continuous medical assistance, including the provision of necessary treatment and enforcement, using the appropriate medical technology. To provide emergency medical assistance to health and life critical situations, ill and injured, according to the guidelines and methodological recommendations. Independently use and prescribe medical preparations in collaboration with family doctors to take preventive measures of all age groups. Take newborn assessment, care and preventive measures. Take ECG recording and evaluation of results. Take children of all ages psychomotor development level evaluation. To determine the diagnostic clarification necessary laboratory and instrumental examinations and evaluate the results. Take a blood, urine, faeces, sputum, cervical swabs from the collection of samples for laboratory examinations, use express diagnostics methods and evaluate the results. Take different types of clinical procedures and surgical finish, wound care. Collaborate with other health and social care professionals and institutions.

1997 - 2000

Doctor asistant

State Emergency Medical Service

Duties and responsibilities performing this job include to provide emergency medical assistance to the sick (the victims) life-threatening critical conditions in the pre-stage; determine patient diagnosis, treatment, use and independently prescribe medication to establish the patient's death. Provide surgical procedures have been fulfilled; presentation of medical records; Organize and manage your own and your colleagues' work to educate patients, community members, team members.

Education and training

2004 - 2006

Master’s degree of Science in Health (MSc)

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Nursing

Main subjects: Quality management in patient care, infection control, health promotion in nursing practice within the nursing practice in the development of nursing science research methods, statistical techniques, the basics of the market economy and management. Pedagogy and nursing education program planning, public health and epidemiology, communication and basics of psychotherapy, public law and clerical work, nursing science research methods.

Skills: research preparation and planning, data collecting, supervision of the students bachelor thesis, lecturing, acquire practical researcher skills and independently carry out scientific thesis.

2001 - 2004

Bachelor degree in Nursing (BScN), qualification - Nurse

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Nursing

Medical practitioner ID: 21630018879, registration no.57747, licensed to practice in nurse profession till 08.12.2020.

Main subjects / occupational skills: according to Nurse profession standard and regulated profesion requirements

1999 - Present

Certificate in Surgical nurse (A 03223, licensed to practice in nurse profession till 10.12.2019.)

Latvian Nurses Association

1993 - 1996

Nurse

Pauls Stradiņš Riga 2nd Medical School

Main subjects: Latin, biology and genetics, computer skills and statistical data, a course of professional English. Anatomy, physiology, hygiene and environmental medicine, microbiology and epidemiology, pharmacology, which shapes insight in acquiring professional study courses.
General propaedeutic and evaluation of patients, basic needs of a healthy human, planning of care and documentation, practical working skills in patient care. General and communication psychology, basics of project development and management, basics of business and financial calculations, research methods in nursing and sociology. Clinical pharmacology, general pathology and pathologic physiology. Basic principles of pedagogy and education of patients. Specialization courses: obstetrics and gynaecology, emergency medical assistance and intensive therapy, care for oncologic patients, patient care in psychiatry, care for LOR patients, care for patients suffering from infections, as well as a study course in prevention medicine and rehabilitation, etc.

Skills: Planning and provision of care to patients and their families; Evaluation of the results of patient care; Supervision of stationary and out- patients;

Provision of medicine; Performance of defined diagnostic and medicinal procedures; Performance of defined surgical procedures; Specific care and provision of medicinal procedures for children, geriatric patients and patients with mental derangement; Specific care and provision of medicinal procedures for women in periods of pregnancy, childbirth and post-child-birth period;

Provision of emergency medicinal assistance; Performance of preventive measures; Maintaining a safe work environment; Organization and direction of the work of healthcare group; Education of patients, society and team members in regard to maintaining, promotion and retaining of Health.

According to Nurse profession standard and regulated profesion requirements.

1996 - 1997

Study programme „Medicine", qualification - Doctor’s assistant

Riga 1st Medical School

Main subjects: according to Doctor assistant professional standard and regulated profession requirements.

Skills: according to Doctor assistant professional standard and regulated profession requirements.


Achievements

Certifications

Certificate in Surgical nurse (A 03223, licensed to practice in nurse profession till 10.12.2019.)

Continuing Education a.o. qualification upgrade

  • RSU Konference "Pētniecības aktualitātes veselības aprūpē II", Liepāja, 2016.jūnijs
  • RSU Pedagoģiskās Izaugsmes centrs "Pētniecības darbu efektīva vadīšana" 2016.05.23.
  • Zinātniski praktiskā konference "Māsas un vecmātes - veselības aprūpes sistēmas pārmaiņu virzītājspēks", Rīga, 2016.05.13.
  • Inernational conference "2016 Nurses: A Force for change: Improving health systems resilience", Lithuaunia, Kaunas, 2016.04.22.
  • Tālākizglītības kurss "Transfuziloģijas pamati" 16 TIP, 2016.17.-24.02.
  • LU 74. Zinātniskās konferences Medicīnas sekcija, Rīga, 2016.02.19.
  • Latvian Gastroenterology Congress with International participation. Riga, Latvia, 05.12.2015.
  • National Patient Safety Conference 2015. Dublin, 12.11.2015.
  • International forum "Quality and Safety in Healthcare". Gothenburg, Sweden, 12.-15.07.15.
  • Education cycle "Practiciopation in the Nurse Leader programme for vascular closure device" 16.08.2015.
  • Joint meeting of the CMO, CNO, CDO and the meeting of government CNO in the WHO European Region People-centred Health care services. Riga, Latvia, 07.-09.04.2015.
  • Preparation courses for doctoral study program "Medicine". RSU, Riga, 06.12.2014.
  • 14th Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC). St. Julian's, Malta, 12.-15.03.2014.
  • IP 17 th International Comparative Nursing / Engineering on the theme Patient Safety. Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, Netherlands. 21.01.-02.02.2014.
  • Third Nurse, Midwifes and Physician assistant congress, Riga, Latvia, 18.-21.09.2013.
  • Education cycle "Recent trends and technologies in providing infusion therapy, parenteral nutrition principles", 03.-06.2013.
  • Conference Nursing Science and Practice 2013. Vilnius, Lithuania, 19.-20.04.2013.
  • 7th EAPC (European Association for Palliative Care) congress. Trondheim, Norway, 07.- 09.06.2012.
  • Education cycle "Advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Hospitals stage", 02-04.2012.
  • Education cycle "Modern Wound Care Assurance", 05.01.2012.
  • 11 Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC). Venice, Italy, 11.-13.10.2011.
  • XXIII Nordic Baltic Congress of Cardiology Riga, Latvia, 16.-18.06.2011.
  • Training course on "Wound Management of nursing practice", 11.05.2011.
  • Education cycle "Patient care standards for the treatment of persons in education and practice", 12 to 13.01.2011.
  • Seminar "Topical Issues of Patient's Rights", 18.05.2010.
  • Education cycle "Health care systems in change management," 12-15.03.2010.
  • IP Comparative Nursing Module. Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, Netherlands. 28.01. - 08.02.2008.
  • IP multidiscipline Collaboration. Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, Netherlands. 26.01. - 06.02.2006.

Fields of Research

  • Patient safety
  • Innovation in health care and its influencing factors in nursing practice
  • Innovation and human resources management efficiency
  • A surgical patient care

Supervised sudy programme

Riga Stradiņs University, Professional Bachelor study program "Nursing"

Head of the study course

Clinical Care Basics
Clinical care
Oncology and patient care
Elderly care
Palliative care
Health care organization
The work environment and patient safety
Practice I, II, Practice, Practice III, IV, Practice, Practice V
Surgical disease and patient care
Elderly care and palliative care
General surgery and patient care
Purulent surgery and patient care
Abdominal surgery and patient care. Proctology and patient and patient aprūpe. Urology and patient careSensory disorders, trauma, and patient care. Endocrine surgery and patient careTraumatology, orthopedics and patient care. Neirosurgical and patient carePractice of surgical nursing specialization

Supervised study course

Oncology and patient care
Health care organization
The work environment and patient safety
Practice I, II, Practice, Practice III, IV, Practice, Practice V
Surgical disease and patient care
Elderly care and palliative care
General surgery and patient care
Abdominal surgery and patient care. Proctology and patient and patient aprūpe.Urology and patient carePractice of surgical nursing specialization

Lectured study courses

Clinical Care Basics
Clinical care
Oncology and patient care
Health care organization
The work environment and patient safety
Practice I, II, Practice, Practice III, IV, Practice, Practice V
Surgical disease and patient care
Elderly care and palliative care
General surgery and patient care
Abdominal surgery and patient care. Proctology and patient and patient aprūpe.Urology and patient care

Practice of surgical nursing specialization

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Advised:
Master thesis: 3
Bachelor's thesis: 42
Reviewed:Bachelor's thesis: 48

Projects

  • 2011. European Social Fund (ESF) operational program "Human Resources and Employment" supplement 1.3.2.3. activity "of health care and promotion involved in the process of competencies and skills increase the level of" program. Standard "Surgical Nurse" Latvian education classification (code No. 44) EQF level 6 for the appropriate knowledge, skills and competence "on the development of the work group.
  • 2009 th – 2013 th European Social Fund (ESF) operational program „Human Resources and Employment" supplement 1.3.2.3. activity of health care and promotion involved in the process of competencies and skills increase the level of project „Health care and promotion process of the institutions involved personnel further education sector for sustainable development" activity study process realization Nurses specialties acquisitions.
  • 2008. European Social Fund (ESF) operational program "Human Resources and Employment" supplement 1.3.2.3. activity "of health care and promotion involved in the process of competencies and skills increase the level of" program. Education materials "Medical personnel retraining Doctor Assistant – Nurse" development.

Memberships

  • SU, PHSWF, 2.Scientifically practical conference "The nurses and midwives - health care system drivers for change " organizing committee member, 2016.
  • RSU, PHSWF, 1.Scientifilally- practical conference "Outstanding education - modern practice" organizing committee member, 2015.
  • Participation: The europian network inHigher of Nursing Education, ENNE IP Tarty University, 2015.
  • RSU, Nursing Faculty of the 20th anniversary of the conference organizing committee member, 2014.
  • Participation: (NORDEN) Knowledge transfer and experience exchange on best practices in hospital Development and Management, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden, 2012.
  • Participation: (NORDEN) Knowledge transfer and experience exchange on best practices in hospital Development and Management, Akershus University Hospital Trust, Norwey, 2011.
  • 2011- 2012 Minister of Health advisory freelance employee health care

Contacts

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Colleagues

Inga Millere
Dean, Academic Staff
Kristīne Mārtinsone
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Ģirts Briģis
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Olafs Brūvers
Academic Staff, Chair
Lolita Vilka
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Anita Villeruša
Chair, Scientific Council, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Voldemārs Arnis
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Liāna Deklava
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Inese Gobiņa
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Laila Meija
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Jeļena Koļesņikova
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Manager
Lauma Spriņģe
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme, Leading Researcher (Acting)
Uģis Ciematnieks
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme
Kristaps Circenis
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff